Our expert services

Swedwatch offers a range of expert services with regard to corporate responsibility. Our expertise is within research, training and how to impose social criteria in public procurement processes.

Swedwatch has a unique experience from working in the field. Our know-how extends across a variety of different sectors linked to sustainable supply chains, social and environmental risks, sustainable consumption and procurement. Our services are primarily aimed at the public and voluntary sectors.

Training, lectures and workshops

Swedwatch exerts trainings, workshops and lectures. We provide tools and knowledge about the risks of adverse impacts on human rights in the supply chain, as well as about mitigation and risk management. The focus and form of the sessions can be adapted in line with specific requirements of the client.
Swedwatch is also able to moderate panels and function as a process manager at internal and external events or meetings.

Research assignments

Research is at the core of Swedwatch’s operations. We have considerable experience of conducting balanced and thorough investigations and can carry out risk analyses or preliminary studies of materials, industries, countries, agreement areas or purchasing.

Public procurement

Swedwatch has a helpdesk for social criteria that can provide support to procuring authorities throughout the entire procurement process. Find out more about what our helpdesk can offer.

Swedwatch’s trainings:
  • Corporate responsibility and human rights
    An overview of human rights, international frameworks and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP).
  • Human rights in high-risk countries
    What does it mean to have operations in high-risk countries and what can companies can do to mitigate the risks of adversely affecting human rights?
  • Social criteria in tender documentation
    What is expected of suppliers to the public sector when authorities impose criteria?
  • Social criteria in public procurement
    A review of risks in the supply chain, procurement legislation and how criteria can be imposed and monitored to create the desired effect.